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Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton slams home vicious Dunk of the Year candidate (video)

During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk. Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run […]The post Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Deonte Burton with the dunk of the year happened while you slept

Many of you were sleeping last night when the Dunk of the Year happened in the Nevada/Boise State game. The Wolfpack’s Deonte Burton threw down one of the filthiest posterizations you will ever see. Just look at the screenshot above. Look where he is with the ball. Look how far he brings it back. That’s […]Continue reading...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Aztecs pressuring their way through a possible magical season

Send to Kindle  Credit: SDSU Athletics   Saturday night, the Aztecs winning streak reached 20 in a row as they knocked down Nevada and scoring sensation Deonte Burton.  The win underscored another impeccably good defensive effort, as SDSU held Burton to 4-of-15 from the floor in 39 minutes after he checked out with 11 points.  The only other 20-game win streak in their 93 year...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 SDSU holds Nevada's Burton to 11 points

Nevada's Deonte Burton didn't stand much of a chance against San Diego State. The No. 5 Aztecs held Burton, the Mountain West's leading scorer, to 11 points, 10 below his average, in beating the Wolf Pack 73-58 on Saturday night. ''When you are playing half court and they are doing their pressing, run and jump defense, they really did a good job of helping on him,'' Nevada coach...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada beats Fresno State 96-86 in double overtime

Deonte Burton scored 32 points and Cole Huff 31, career highs for both, as Nevada defeated Fresno State 96-86 in double overtime Wednesday night. The Wolf Pack (10-9, 5-1 Mountain West) went on a 9-0 run to open the second overtime to win. Nevada's Jerry Evans Jr. added 15 points and AJ West had career highs of 13 rebounds and eight blocks. Huff's previous high was 16 points, Burton...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton lifts Nevada over Wyoming 61-58

Deonte Burton drove the lane and made the go-ahead runner for Nevada with 32 seconds remaining in a 61-58 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. Burton's runner gave Nevada a 59-58 lead, and AJ West forced Larry Nance Jr. to miss a difficult fade-away jumper on the other end with 4 seconds left. Michael Perez grabbed the miss for Nevada (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West) and Wyoming fouled him...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton scores 20 to lift Nevada past Iona 80-72

Deonte Burton scored 20 points and had six assists to help Nevada hang on to defeat Iona 80-72 Sunday. Nevada (5-7) snapped a two-game losing skid and handed Iona (5-5) its third-straight loss. Burton has scored 19 points or more in every game this season. Burton scored 13 points in the second half, and his jumper stretched the Nevada lead to 78-70 with 1:35 remaining. Iona answered...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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